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Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

of Interstate 35 from DFW to the Hill Country and discover a different route to journey out to Big Bend….

Marfa Film Shop Revives the Art of Film Photography in West Texas

Marfa Film Shop Revives the Art of Film Photography in West Texas

…program that has particularly been popular with travelers on their way to Big Bend National Park. Button also aims to…

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…G.I. Museum of the Big Bend Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau National Museum of the Pacific War Natural Bridge Caverns…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…accommodations. Bluebonnets dot a carpet of red Drummond phlox in Caldwell County. (Photo by Richard Reynolds) Big Bend This rough…

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

…and culture of the region: a visit to the Museum of the Big Bend, a day of rock hounding, and…

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

Minimalism to the Max in Marfa

…on the edge of Marfa, 25 miles west of Alpine in Big Bend country. Except during the annual Open House…

Alpine’s Edge: More Alpine Discoveries

Alpine’s Edge: More Alpine Discoveries

…205 N. 5th St., 432 837-5353. Attractions Museum of the Big Bend, on the Sul Ross State University campus (400…

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

…Million Barrel Museum. The museum grounds feature displays significant to area history, including a Missouri Pacific boxcar and Union Pacific…

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

…by J. Griffis Smith) I must have rocks in my head to be out in the scorching Big Bend sun,…

Quirky Quarters

Quirky Quarters

…Marfa Lights Viewing Area, Davis Mountains State Park, McDonald Observatory, Big Bend National Park. To reach El Cosmico, call 432/729-1950….

Beaching on the Cheap

Beaching on the Cheap

big umbrella, fat-tire bicycle, barbecue grill or Coleman cookstove, and an ice chest. I also include a lawn chair (which…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…Seventh Street in Austin. “The Father of Texas,” Stephen F. Austin, rests here, as do Bigfoot Wallace, botanic physician Gideon…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Marfa

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Marfa

…I popped into Marfa Book Company, the town’s main hang-out; Hotel Paisano, with its museum dedicated to the 1956 film…

A Weekend Getaway in Alpine Offers High-Desert Hospitality, Culture, and Adventure

A Weekend Getaway in Alpine Offers High-Desert Hospitality, Culture, and Adventure

…two. A separate “walking and windshield” tour explores historical and cultural sites. 4 / Museum of the Big Bend Located…

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

…As a result, the meteorite spent time in the Field Museum of Chicago  before it was returned to the Davis…

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